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List of illustrations

  • Thirty-Five Jackies (Multiplied Jackies)
  • Woman with an Umbrella
  • Lyndon B. Johnson Taking the Oath of Office on Air Force One
  • Photomontage featuring Senator Millard Tydings (right) and Communist Party USA general secretary Earl Browder (left)
  • U-2 photograph of Cuba
  • Autumn Rhythm (Number 30)
  • Bread (also titled Corn)
  • James J. Rorimer of the Metropolitan Museum of Art examines "Autumn Rhythm" by Jackson Pollock
  • Governor John Connally of Texas peers though a magnifying glass at enlargements of frames from Abraham Zapruder’s assassination movie
  • La Combe III
  • Shadow on Stairs, Villa la Combe, Meschers
  • Chicago 42
  • Jackson Pollock painting in his studio
  • Black Metamorphosis (Metamorphose Schwarz)
  • Luminogramm 1
  • Installation view of the exhibition "Growth and Form," curated by Richard Hamilton
  • Forms of Coding
  • General Communication System
  • Advertisement for A&P Super Markets and How Pollock Paints (with Enamel, Sand and a Trowel)
  • Transistor
  • Installation view of the exhibition Parallel of Life and Art
  • Photographic panel from the exhibition Parallel of Life and Art, Funeral of Late King George VI
  • Pages from the exhibition catalogue for Parallel of Life and Art
  • Just What Is It that Makes Today’s Homes So Different, So Appealing?
  • People
  • Poster for This Is Tomorrow
  • Beware of Shutitis
  • Rebus
  • Cicada Killer Wasp
  • Rebus, detail
  • Mark Rothko: Luminous Hues to Evoke Emotions and Mystery
  • Documenta der Kunst–Documenta des Lebens. Die moderne Kunst ist realistisch
  • Untitled (Huey Long)
  • Willis Avenue Bridge
  • First List of Signers of Wallace Petition
  • Figures in a Crowd
  • Communist Speaker
  • Crowd with Communist Flags
  • I. Miller Advertisement
  • Boy's Head
  • I. Miller Advertisement
  • Advertisement for Maidenform bras
  • Plate from "A Gold Book"
  • Fatigue/Streets of Shanghai
  • I. Miller Advertisement
  • Journal American
  • Dr. Scholl's Corns
  • Collage (Source for Dr. Scholl's Corns)
  • Popeye
  • Front page, New York Journal-American
  • Too sick to walk, abandoned boy cries hopelessly in barren Kasai countryside
  • Hammer and Sickle
  • The (Wall Street) Journal
  • Big Torn Campbell’s Soup Can (Pepper Pot)
  • Untitled (The Break)
  • Mural at SED Headquarters, Dresden
  • Honor Our Old Masters (Ehrt unsere alten Meister)
  • Page with essay and detail of painting by Gerhard Richter
  • Photograph with Gerhard Richter
  • The Joy of Life (Lebensfreude)
  • Cartoon
  • Propaganda mural in Dresden
  • Cartoon
  • Young Bricklayer (Apprentice Wolfgang Plath)
  • Chess Players (Schachspieler)
  • Gotham News
  • Public Health Mural
  • Cartoon
  • Elbe (18/31)
  • Elbe (1/31)
  • Thumbnail photographs of abstract experiments
  • Untitled
  • Portrait and a Dream
  • Is that a country? (Ist das ein land?)
  • Thumbnail photographs of paintings
  • Wound 16 (Wunde 16)
  • Wound 16 (Wunde 16), reverse
  • Pope (Pabst)
  • Neuschwanstein Castle (Schloss Neuschwanstein)
  • Party
  • Composition
  • Untitled
  • Page from Domus 316
  • Table (Tisch)
  • Maquette for Table
  • Table (Tisch), detail
  • Split
  • Campbell’s Soup Can (Tomato Rice)
  • Daily News
  • Guernica, detail
  • Pizza Eater Slain at Store, ripped newspaper clipping
  • JFK and Eisenhower, magazine clipping
  • Ripped page from magazine
  • The 1,461 days (editorial) and advertisement for Campbell’s Soup Company
  • Rules for a Shelter and for a Cleanup and advertisement for Campbell’s Soup Company
  • Uncontaminated Water
  • Prefabricated Fallout Shelter Fully Equipped
  • Campbell's Soup Cans
  • Advertisement for Time Inc.
  • Manchurian Candidate, still photo
  • National Insider, cover
  • Uncle Rudi (Onkel Rudi)
  • Dead (Tote)
  • Ein Schiff schickt drei Tote
  • Forest Piece (Waldstück)
  • Zeit im Bild
  • Seine ‘arbeit’ für den Krieg
  • Zeit im Bild
  • Firing Squad (Erschiessung)
  • Ulbricht 1933 and advertisement for Nesquik
  • Portrait of an Officer of the Barracked People’s Police
  • Administrative Building (Verwaltungsgebäude)
  • F-111, detail
  • 72 Time Capsules
  • Atlas, sheet 8
  • Press photograph with attached Campbell’s soup label
  • Collage (The Viking Sauna)
  • Flowers
  • Terese Andeszka
  • Family after Old Master (Familie nach altem Meister)
  • Tuna Fish Disaster
  • Frau Marlow
  • Bellevue II
  • Publicity still of Elizabeth Taylor
  • Rock Hudson and Betty Abbott
  • Self-Portrait (Passport with Altered Nose)
  • Daily News, detail
  • Day on a Cold Mountain
  • Jill
  • Crowd
  • Suicide (Purple Jumping Man)
  • Suicide (Silver Jumping Man)
  • Gangster Funeral
  • Hospital
  • Red Explosion (Atomic Bombs)
  • Saturday Disaster
  • Orange Car Crash 14 Times
  • Oswald
  • Folding Dryer (Faltbarer Trockner)
  • Atlas, sheet 10
  • Living with Pop: a Demonstration for Capitalist Realism
  • Neues Deutschland, cover (with portrait of Josef Stalin)
  • Lovers in the Forest (Liebespaar im Wald)
  • President John F. Kennedy inspects the Berlin Wall during his visit to West Berlin
  • East German policeman attempts to stop Western photographers by flashing mirrors into camera lenses
  • Uncle Rudi (Onkel Rudi), detail
  • November
  • Spanish Nudes (Spanische Akte)
  • Lamp (Lampe)
  • Atlas, sheet 22
  • Girl Reading a Letter by an Open Window
  • Large Curtain (Grosser Vorhang)
  • Flemish Crown (Flämische Krone)
  • Do It Yourself (Flowers)
  • 129 Die in Jet!
  • New York Mirror, front page
  • Prince Sturdza
  • Two Fiats (Zwei Fiat)
  • Cityscape
  • Silver Clouds
  • Launching Cloud Prototype from the roof of the Factory at 231 East Forty-seventh street
  • Duck/rabbit illusion
  • Peace Dove
  • Four Mona Lisas
  • Mao
  • Mao
  • Record Player (Plattenspieler)
  • Map of Eastern USSR Missile Bases
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~There is nothing conspiratorial about the many teachers, colleagues, friends, and family who have made this book possible. To start, it is impossible for me to imagine this project without Christine Mehring and David Joselit. From its origins, their intellect, originality, and personal warmth inspired and guided me. Other faculty members from my time in the...
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~~The Cold War claimed its most famous victim on November 22, 1963, with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Paranoid theories involving...
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~~In spring 1962, before the now standard moniker Pop art gained wide currency, Andy Warhol described his paintings of consumer goods and newspaper advertisements as “commonist”—referring to the lowly status of his...
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~~Before his defection to Düsseldorf, West Germany, in 1961, Gerhard Richter appeared to be a committed Socialist Realist wall painter in Dresden, East Germany. He had completed works that helped mythologize the state and its repressive policies, and he...
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~~In the spring of 1961, Andy Warhol and Gerhard Richter each committed an act of artistic treason. Warhol began painting copies of print advertisements that critiqued his successful commercial art practice and, by implication, capitalism. Richter repudiated Socialist Realism by escaping to West Germany, where he would...
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Poisoning was a classic technique of Cold War intrigue—turning mundane objects into deadly assassins, from the poison-tipped umbrella that pricked a Communist dissident in London...
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~~When Winston Churchill gave his “Iron Curtain” speech in 1946, he fired the opening rhetorical salvo of the Cold War. His language of clear demarcation...
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